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Hiroshi Akashi

Hiroshi Akashi
Affiliation and department:
Job title: Professor of Evolutionary Genetics
Homepage URL  (2): http://www.nig.ac.jp/labs/EvoGen/https://www.nig.ac.jp/nig/research/organization-top/organization/akashi
Research field  (1): Evolutionary biology
Research keywords  (4): population genetics ,  molecular evolution ,  codon usage ,  weak selection
Research theme for competitive and other funds  (2):
  • 2003 - 2008 Translational selection and Drosophila genome evolution
  • 1996 - 1998 Natural Selection
Papers (28):
  • Matsumoto T, Akashi H. Distinguishing Among Evolutionary Forces Acting on Genome-Wide Base Composition: Computer Simulation Analysis of Approximate Methods for Inferring Site Frequency Spectra of Derived Mutations. G3 (Bethesda, Md.). 2018. 8. 5. 1755-1769
  • Matsumoto T, John A, Baeza-Centurion P, Li B, Akashi H. Codon Usage Selection Can Bias Estimation of the Fraction of Adaptive Amino Acid Fixations. Molecular biology and evolution. 2016. 33. 6. 1580-1589
  • Matsumoto T, Akashi H, Yang Z. Evaluation of Ancestral Sequence Reconstruction Methods to Infer Nonstationary Patterns of Nucleotide Substitution. Genetics. 2015. 200. 3. 873-890
  • Mallik S, Akashi H, Kundu S. Assembly constraints drive co-evolution among ribosomal constituents. Nucleic acids research. 2015. 43. 11. 5352-5363
  • Akashi H, Osada N, Ohta T. Weak selection and protein evolution. Genetics. 2012. 192. 15-31
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Books (2):
  • Urban Resilience A Transformative Approach Y. Yamagata & H. Maruyama (Eds.), Chapter 10 Disease Outbreaks: Critical Biological Factors
    Springer 2016
  • Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology 1st Edition
    Academic Press 2016 ISBN:012800049X
Lectures and oral presentations  (14):
  • Transcription and within-gene base composition heterogeneity in D. melanogaster
    (The 88th Annual Meeting of the Genetics Society of Japan 2016)
  • The global population genetics of Dengue viruses revealed through temporal and spatial mapping of viral genetic variation
    (International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance 2016)
  • Testing natural selection in Drosophila intron evolution
    (The 88th Annual Meeting of the Genetics Society of Japan 2016)
  • Inferring the prevalence of adaptive evolution from polymorphism/divergence data: Biases from codon usage selection
    (Germany & Japan Workshop on Evolutionary Genomics 2016)
  • Simulating Pathogen Emergence and Molecular Evolution using Individual-based Network Models
    (Evolutionary Systems Biology: From Model Organisms to Human Disease 2016)
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Education (2):
  • 1985 - 1990 Harvard College Biology
  • 1996 - 1991 University of Chicago Ecology and Evolution MS/PhD
Professional career (2):
  • PhD (University of Chicago, USA)
  • BA (Harvard University, USA)
Work history (6):
  • 1996/02 - 1996/08 University of California, Davis Postdoctoral Fellow
  • 1996/09 - 1998/08 University of California, Davis Visiting Scholar
  • 1998/08 - 2000/07 University of Kansas Assistant Professor
  • 2000/08 - 2006/06 Penn State University Assistant Professor
  • 2006/07 - 2008/12 Penn State University Associate Professor
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Committee career (3):
  • 2020/01 - 現在 Genes & Genetic Systems Editorial Board
  • 2004/01 - 現在 Faculty of 1000 Biology Contributing Faculty Member for
  • 2010/07 - 現在 BMC Genomics Associate Editor
Awards (4):
  • 1998/06 - American Society of Naturalists Young Investigator Award
  • 1996/09 - Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Young Investigator Award in Molecular Studies of Evolution
  • 1996/01 - University of Chicago Departmental Award for Outstanding Performance in the General Field of Ecology and Evolution
  • 1990/01 - Harvard College magna cum laude with highest honors in the Department of Biology
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